2 USC Ch. 3: COMPENSATION AND ALLOWANCES OF MEMBERS

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2 USC Ch. 3: COMPENSATION AND ALLOWANCES OF MEMBERS

From Title 2—THE CONGRESS

CHAPTER 3—COMPENSATION AND ALLOWANCES OF MEMBERS

Sec.

31.
Transferred.

31–1.
Repealed.

31–2, 31–3.
Transferred.

31a.
Repealed.

31a–1 to 31b–2.
Transferred.

31b–3.
Repealed.

31b–4, 31b–5.
Transferred.

31b–6.
Repealed.

31b–7.
Transferred.

31c.
Repealed.

32 to 37.
Transferred.

38.
Repealed.

38a.
Transferred.

38b.
Omitted.

39 to 40a.
Transferred.

41, 42.
Repealed.

42a.
Transferred.

42a–1 to 43b–1.
Repealed or Omitted.

43b–2, 43b–3.
Transferred.

43c.
Repealed.

43d.
Transferred.

44 to 46.
Omitted.

46a, 46a–1.
Transferred.

46a–2 to 46b.
Omitted or Repealed.

46b–1.
Transferred.

46b–2 to 46d.
Repealed.

46d–1.
Transferred.

46d–2 to 46i.
Repealed.

47 to 51.
Transferred.

52, 53.
Repealed.

54, 55.
Transferred.

56.
Repealed.

57 to 58a–4.
Transferred.

58b.
Repealed.

58c.
Transferred.

58c–1.
Repealed.

59, 59–1.
Transferred.

59a.
Repealed.

59b to 59h.
Transferred.

        

§31. Transferred

Codification

Section 31 was editorially reclassified as section 4501 of this title.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 31, acts Feb. 26, 1907, ch. 1635, §4, 34 Stat. 993; Mar. 4, 1925, ch. 549, §4, 43 Stat. 1301; May 17, 1932, ch. 190, 47 Stat. 158, related to compensation of Members of Congress, prior to enactment of act Aug. 2, 1946.

Appropriation of Funds for Compensation of Members of Congress and for Administrative Expenses at Levels Authorized by Law and Recommended by the President for Federal Employees

Pub. L. 97–51, §130(c), Oct. 1, 1981, 95 Stat. 966, which related to appropriation of funds for compensation of Members of Congress and for administrative expenses at levels authorized by law and recommended by the President for Federal employees, was editorially reclassified as section 4502 of this title.
Commission on Judicial and Congressional Salaries

Act Aug. 7, 1953, ch. 353, 67 Stat. 485, which established a Commission to determine appropriate rates of salaries for justices and judges of courts of United States and for Vice President, Speaker of House of Representatives, and Members of Congress, was repealed by Pub. L. 89–554, §8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 657.

§31–1. Repealed. Pub. L. 102–90, title I, §6(c), Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat. 451

Section, Pub. L. 98–63, title I, §908(a)–(c), July 30, 1983, 97 Stat. 337, 338; Pub. L. 99–190, §137, Dec. 19, 1985, 99 Stat. 1323; Pub. L. 101–194, title VI, §601(b)(2), title XI, §1101(b), Nov. 30, 1989, 103 Stat. 1762, 1782; Pub. L. 101–280, §7(b)(2)[(d)(2)], May 4, 1990, 104 Stat. 161, related to maximum amount of honoraria which could be accepted by Members of Congress.

§31–2. Transferred

Codification

Section 31–2 was editorially reclassified as section 4725 of this title.

§31–3. Transferred

Codification

Section 31–3 was editorially reclassified as section 4726 of this title.

§31a. Repealed. Mar. 2, 1955, ch. 9, §4(b), 69 Stat. 11, eff. Mar. 1, 1955

Section, acts Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 753, title VI, §601(b), 60 Stat. 850; Oct. 20, 1951, ch. 521, title VI, §619(d), 65 Stat. 570, related to expense allowance for Senators, Representatives, Delegates, and Resident Commissioner.

§31a–1. Transferred

Codification

Section 31a–1 was editorially reclassified as section 6102 of this title.

§31a–2. Transferred

Codification

Section 31a–2 was editorially reclassified as section 6135 of this title.

§31a–2a. Transferred

Codification

Section 31a–2a was editorially reclassified as section 6136 of this title.

§31a–2b. Transferred

Codification

Section 31a–2b was editorially reclassified as section 6137 of this title.

§31a–2c. Transferred

Codification

Section 31a–2c was editorially reclassified as section 6138 of this title.

§31a–2d. Transferred

Codification

Section 31a–2d was editorially reclassified as section 6101 of this title.

§31a–3. Transferred

Codification

Section 31a–3 was editorially reclassified as section 6159 of this title.

§31a–4. Transferred

Codification

Section 31a–4 was editorially reclassified as section 6160 of this title.

§31b. Transferred

Codification

Section 31b was editorially reclassified as section 5121 of this title.

§31b–1. Transferred

Codification

Section 31b–1 was editorially reclassified as section 5125 of this title.

§31b–2. Transferred

Codification

Section 31b–2 was editorially reclassified as section 5126 of this title.

§31b–3. Repealed. Pub. L. 99–151, title I, §102(b), Nov. 13, 1985, 99 Stat. 797

Section, based on H. Res. No. 1238, §3, Dec. 23, 1970, enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 91–665, ch. VIII, Jan. 8, 1971, 84 Stat. 1989; Pub. L. 93–532, §1(a), Dec. 22, 1974, 88 Stat. 1723, provided for reimbursement of former Speaker of House for telephone service charges for administration, etc., of matters pertaining to incumbency in office as Representative and Speaker.

§31b–4. Transferred

Codification

Section 31b–4 was editorially reclassified as section 5127 of this title.

§31b–5. Transferred

Codification

Section 31b–5 was editorially reclassified as section 5128 of this title.

§31b–6. Repealed. Pub. L. 99–151, title I, §102(b), Nov. 13, 1985, 99 Stat. 797

Section, based on H. Res. No. 1238, §6, Dec. 23, 1970, enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 91–665, ch. VIII, Jan. 8, 1971, 84 Stat. 1989; Pub. L. 93–532, §1(a), Dec. 22, 1974, 88 Stat. 1723, provided for an allowance to the former Speaker of the House for stationery and other office supplies.

§31b–7. Transferred

Codification

Section 31b–7 was editorially reclassified as section 5129 of this title.

§31c. Repealed. Pub. L. 97–51, §139(b)(2), Oct. 1, 1981, 95 Stat. 967

Section, acts July 9, 1952, ch. 598, 66 Stat. 467; Aug. 1, 1953, ch. 304, title I, 67 Stat. 322, provided that, for taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 1953, the place of residence of a Member of Congress (including any Delegate and Resident Commissioner) within the State, congressional district, Territory, or possession which he represented in Congress would be considered his home for the purposes of tax provisions making deductible certain living expenses away from home, but that amounts expended by such Member within each taxable year for living expenses could not be deducted for income tax purposes in excess of $3,000.

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal applicable to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 1980, see section 139(b)(3) of Pub. L. 97–51, as amended, set out as an Effective Date of 1981 Amendment note under section 162 of Title 26, Internal Revenue Code.

§32. Transferred

Codification

Section 32 was editorially reclassified as section 6111 of this title.

§32a. Transferred

Codification

Section 32a was editorially reclassified as section 6112 of this title.

§32b. Transferred

Codification

Section 32b was editorially reclassified as section 6115 of this title.

§33. Transferred

Codification

Section 33 was editorially reclassified as section 6301 of this title.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 33, act Mar. 3, 1883, ch. 143, 22 Stat. 632, entitled Senators to receive their compensation monthly, from the beginning of their term, prior to repeal by section 112(b)(1) of Pub. L. 97–51.

§34. Transferred

Codification

Section 34 was editorially reclassified as section 5301 of this title.

§35. Transferred

Codification

Section 35 was editorially reclassified as section 5302 of this title.

§35a. Transferred

Codification

Section 35a was editorially reclassified as section 5303 of this title.

§36. Transferred

Codification

Section 36 was editorially reclassified as section 6302 of this title.

§36a. Transferred

Codification

Section 36a was editorially reclassified as section 4592 of this title.

§37. Transferred

Codification

Section 37 was editorially reclassified as section 5304 of this title.

§38. Repealed. Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(4), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1725

Section, R.S. §§49, 50; acts Jan. 20, 1874, ch. 11, 18 Stat. 4; Mar. 4, 1925, ch. 549, §4, 43 Stat. 1301, related to pay of Member dying after commencement of Congress. See section 5305 of this title.

§38a. Transferred

Codification

Section 38a was editorially reclassified as section 5305 of this title.

§38b. Omitted

Codification

Section, June 5, 1952, ch. 369, Ch. I, 66 Stat. 101; Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(6), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1725, was set out as both this section and section 125a of this title prior to section 125a being editorially reclassified as section 4506 of this title.

§39. Transferred

Codification

Section 39 was editorially reclassified as section 5306 of this title.

§40. Transferred

Codification

Section 40 was editorially reclassified as section 4522 of this title.

§40a. Transferred

Codification

Section 40a was editorially reclassified as section 4523 of this title.

§§41, 42. Repealed. Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(9)(A), (10), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1726

Section 41, R.S. §43, provided that no Member or Delegate was entitled to any allowance for newspapers.
Section 42, based on H. Res. No. 420, Ninety-second Congress, May 18, 1971, enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 92–184, ch. IV, Dec. 15, 1971, 85 Stat. 636, related to furnishing of postage stamps to Members, committees, and officers of House of Representatives.
A prior section 42, R.S. §44, which proscribed compensation or allowance to Senators, Representatives, or Delegates for postage, was repealed by Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(11), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1726. See sections 6116 and 6117 of this title.

Applicability of Prohibition During Ninety-fifth Congress

Section 302(c) of H. Res. No. 287, Ninety-fifth Congress, Mar. 2, 1977, enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 95–94, title I, §115, Aug. 5, 1977, 91 Stat. 668, which provided that former section 41 of this title was to have no effect during the Ninety-fifth Congress, was repealed by Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(9)(B), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1726.

§42a. Transferred

Codification

Section 42a was editorially reclassified as section 6116 of this title.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 42a, acts July 1, 1941, ch. 268, 55 Stat. 450; June 26, 1944, ch. 277, title I, 58 Stat. 339; June 13, 1945, ch. 189, 59 Stat. 243; Oct. 11, 1951, ch. 485, 65 Stat. 391; July 2, 1954, ch. 455, title I, 68 Stat. 402; Aug. 5, 1955, ch. 568, 69 Stat. 503; June 27, 1956, ch. 453, 70 Stat. 359; July 31, 1958, Pub. L. 85–570,72 Stat. 442; July 12, 1960, Pub. L. 86–628,74 Stat. 449; Dec. 30, 1963, Pub. L. 88–248,77 Stat. 805; July 27, 1965, Pub. L. 89–90,79 Stat. 268; July 23, 1968, Pub. L. 90–417,82 Stat. 400; Dec. 12, 1969, Pub. L. 91–145,83 Stat. 342; July 9, 1971, Pub. L. 92–51,85 Stat. 128; Oct. 31, 1972, Pub. L. 92–607, ch. V, §506(k)(1), formerly §506(h)(1), 86 Stat. 1508, redesignated §506(i)(1) by Pub. L. 95–391, title I, Sept. 30, 1978, 92 Stat. 773, redesignated §506(j)(1) by Pub. L. 96–304, title I, §101, July 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 889, and redesignated §506(k)(1) by Pub. L. 97–276, §101(e), Oct. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 1189, provided for an airmail and special-delivery postage allowance for President of the Senate, prior to repeal by section 127(a)(2) of Pub. L. 97–51.

§§42a–1, 42b. Omitted

Codification

Section 42a–1, act July 2, 1954, ch. 455, title I, 68 Stat. 402, prescribed airmail and special-delivery postage allowances for Speaker and House majority and minority leaders and whips, and was omitted from the Code as superseded by former section 42d of this title.
Section 42b, acts June 22, 1949, ch. 235, 63 Stat. 222; July 2, 1954, ch. 455, title I, 68 Stat. 402, prescribed airmail and special-delivery postage allowances for each House standing committee, and was omitted from the Code as superseded by former section 42c of this title.

§§42c, 42d. Repealed. Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(12), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1726

Section 42c, Pub. L. 85–778, §1, Aug. 27, 1958, 72 Stat. 934; H. Res. No. 532, Eighty-eighth Congress, Oct. 2, 1963, enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 88–454, §103, Aug. 20, 1964, 78 Stat. 550; H. Res. No. 1003, Ninetieth Congress, Dec. 14, 1967, enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 90–392, title I, July 9, 1968, 82 Stat. 318, related to airmail and special delivery stamps for House Members and standing committees.
Section 42d, Pub. L. 85–778, §2, Aug. 27, 1958, 72 Stat. 934; H. Res. No. 532, Eighty-eighth Congress, Oct. 2, 1963, enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 88–454, §103, Aug. 20, 1964, 78 Stat. 550; H. Res. No. 1003, Ninetieth Congress, Dec. 14, 1967, enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 90–392, title I, July 9, 1968, 82 Stat. 318, related to airmail and special delivery stamps for House Speaker, leaders, whips, and officers.

Existing Entitlements

Pub. L. 85–778, §§3, 4, Aug. 27, 1958, 72 Stat. 934, which provided that Members, committees, and officers of the House of Representatives retained their existing entitlements to airmail and special delivery postage stamps until June 30, 1959, and thereafter the airmail and special delivery stamps made available under former sections 42c and 42d of this title were to be in lieu of any made available under any other law, were repealed by Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(12), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1726.

§§43, 43a. Omitted

Codification

Section 43, acts July 28, 1866, ch. 296, §17, 14 Stat. 323; Aug. 11, 1993, Pub. L. 103–69, title III, §310(a), 107 Stat. 712, provided for Senators to receive mileage for travel to and from regular sessions, and was omitted from the Code in view of the termination of mileage under this section for Senators by section 1(a) of Pub. L. 104–53, set out below.
Section 43a, acts July 8, 1935, ch. 374, 49 Stat. 459; Aug. 11, 1993, Pub. L. 103–69, title III, §310(b), 107 Stat. 712, provided for President of Senate to be paid mileage, and was omitted from the Code in view of the termination of mileage under this section for President of Senate by section 1(b) of Pub. L. 104–53, set out below.

Termination of Mileage for Senators and President of Senate

Pub. L. 104–53, title I, §1, Nov. 19, 1995, 109 Stat. 517, provided that:
"(a) On and after October 1, 1995, no Senator shall receive mileage under section 17 of the Act of July 28, 1866 (2 U.S.C. 43).
"(b) On and after October 1, 1995, the President of the Senate shall not receive mileage under the first section of the Act of July 8, 1935 (2 U.S.C. 43a)."

§§43b, 43b–1. Repealed. Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(13), (14), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1726

Section 43b, Pub. L. 85–570, July 31, 1958, 72 Stat. 443; Pub. L. 86–176, Aug. 21, 1959, 73 Stat. 401; Pub. L. 88–70, July 19, 1963, 77 Stat. 82; Pub. L. 89–90, July 27, 1965, 79 Stat. 269; Pub. L. 89–147, §1, Aug. 28, 1965, 79 Stat. 583; Pub. L. 89–545, Aug. 27, 1966, 80 Stat. 358; Pub. L. 90–86, §1, Sept. 17, 1967, 81 Stat. 226; Pub. L. 91–145, Dec. 12, 1969, 83 Stat. 343; Pub. L. 92–51, July 9, 1971, 85 Stat. 128; Pub. L. 92–607, ch. V, §§502, 506(k)(2), formerly §506(h)(2), Oct. 31, 1972, 86 Stat. 1504, 1508, renumbered §506(i)(2), Pub. L. 95–391, title I, §108(a), Sept. 30, 1978, 92 Stat. 773, renumbered §506(j)(2), Pub. L. 96–304, title I, §101, July 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 889, renumbered §506(k)(2), Pub. L. 97–276, §101(e), Oct. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 1189, provided for reimbursement of House Members for additional transportation expenses.
Section 43b-1, Pub. L. 89–147, §2, Aug. 28, 1965, 79 Stat. 583; Pub. L. 90–86, §2, Sept. 17, 1967, 81 Stat. 226, authorized election by House Members of lump sum transportation payments in lieu of reimbursement of transportation expenses.

§43b–2. Transferred

Codification

Section 43b–2 was editorially reclassified as section 5343 of this title.

§43b–3. Transferred

Codification

Section 43b–3 was editorially reclassified as section 5344 of this title.

§43c. Repealed. Pub. L. 89–147, §4, Aug. 28, 1965, 79 Stat. 584

Section, Pub. L. 86–628, §105(c), July 12, 1960, 74 Stat. 461, restricted payment of travel or subsistence expenses of Senators and Representatives to specifically authorized trips, official participation in funeral services of deceased Members, and official trips originating in Senator's State or Representative's district when Congress was not in session.

§43d. Transferred

Codification

Section 43d was editorially reclassified as section 6311 of this title.

§§44 to 46. Omitted

Codification

Section 44, act May 7, 1906, ch. 2083, §1, 34 Stat. 170, authorized a mileage allowance to Delegate from Alaska, and was omitted from the Code as obsolete because Alaska was admitted into the Union with membership of one Representative in Congress on Jan. 3, 1959, upon issuance of Proc. No. 3269, Jan. 3, 1959, 24 F.R. 81, 73 Stat. c16, as required by sections 1, 7 and 8 of Pub. L. 85–508, July 7, 1958, 72 Stat. 339, set out as notes preceding section 21 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.
Section 45, acts July 1, 1902, ch. 1369, §8, 32 Stat. 694; Aug. 29, 1916, ch. 416, §20, 39 Stat. 552, which authorized a mileage allowance to Resident Commissioners from Philippine Islands, and was formerly covered by section 1237 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions, is no longer in force in view of the independence of the Philippine Islands effected by section 1394 of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse, and proclaimed by the President of the United States in Proc. No. 2695, July 4, 1946, 11 F.R. 7517, 60 Stat. 1352, set out as note under section 1394 of Title 22. Act Aug. 29, 1916, ch. 416, §20, 39 Stat. 552, from which section 45 of this title was derived, was repealed by Pub. L. 89–554, §8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 643.
Section 46, acts Mar. 2, 1917, ch. 145, §36, 39 Stat. 963; May 17, 1932, ch. 190, 47 Stat. 158, allowed sum of $500 as mileage for each session to Resident Commissioner, and was omitted from the Code as superseded by former section 43b–1 of this title.

§46a. Transferred

Codification

Section 46a was editorially reclassified as section 6117 of this title.

§46a–1. Transferred

Codification

Section 46a–1 was editorially reclassified as section 6573 of this title.

§46a–2. Omitted

Codification

Section, Pub. L. 89–545, §101, Aug. 27, 1966, 80 Stat. 356, provided, effective fiscal year 1967 and thereafter, for stationery allowance of $3,000 per annum for Senators from States having population of 10 million or more inhabitants. See amendment by Pub. L. 90–21 to section 6117 of this title providing such an allowance to all Senators effective fiscal year 1967 and thereafter.

§46a–3. Repealed. Pub. L. 92–607, ch. V, §506(k)(4), formerly §506(h)(4), Oct. 31, 1972, 86 Stat. 1508, renumbered §506(i)(4), Pub. L. 95–391, title I, §108(a), Sept. 30, 1978, 92 Stat. 773, renumbered §506(j)(4), Pub. L. 96–304, title I, §101, July 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 889, renumbered §506(k)(4), Pub. L. 97–276, §101(e), Oct. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 1189

Section, Pub. L. 90–417, §106, July 23, 1968, 82 Stat. 413, placed limits on the availability of the stationery allowance for Senators. See section 6314 of this title.

Effective Date of Repeal

Pub. L. 92–607, ch. V, §506(k), formerly §506(h), Oct. 31, 1972, 86 Stat. 1507, as amended by Pub. L. 93–145, §101, Nov. 1, 1973, 87 Stat. 532, and renumbered §506(i) by Pub. L. 95–391, title I, §108(a), Sept. 30, 1978, 92 Stat. 773, renumbered §506(j) by Pub. L. 96–304, title I, §101, July 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 889, and renumbered §506(k) by Pub. L. 97–276, §101(e), Oct. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 1189, provided that, insofar as this section has application to Senators, the repeal is effective Jan. 1, 1973.

§46a–4. Omitted

Codification

Section, Pub. L. 91–145, Dec. 12, 1969, 83 Stat. 342, made section 46a–3 of this title applicable to President of Senate, and was omitted from the Code in view of the repeal of section 46a–3.

§46b. Repealed. Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(16), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1727

Section, acts July 2, 1954, ch. 455, title I, 68 Stat. 402; July 12, 1960, Pub. L. 86–628,74 Stat. 452; H. Res. No. 533, Eighty-eighth Congress, Oct. 2, 1963, enacted into permanent law by act Aug. 20, 1964, Pub. L. 88–454, §103, 78 Stat. 550; H. Res. No. 1029, Eighty-ninth Congress, Oct. 5, 1966; H. Res. No. 112, Ninetieth Congress, Mar. 8, 1967, enacted into permanent law by act May 29, 1967, Pub. L. 90–21, title I, 81 Stat. 38, related to stationery allowance for House Members.
Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in the following prior acts:
Aug. 1, 1953, ch. 304, title I, 67 Stat. 324.
July 9, 1952, ch. 598, 66 Stat. 469.
Oct. 11, 1951, ch. 486, 65 Stat. 394.
Sept. 6, 1950, ch. 896, Ch. II, 64 Stat. 600.
June 22, 1949, ch. 235, 63 Stat. 221.
June 14, 1948, ch. 467, 62 Stat. 428.
July 17, 1947, ch. 262, 61 Stat. 366.
June 16, 1939, ch. 208, 53 Stat. 830.

§46b–1. Transferred

Codification

Section 46b–1 was editorially reclassified as section 5534 of this title.

§46b–2. Repealed. Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(17), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1727

Section, act Feb. 27, 1956, ch. 73, 70 Stat. 31, provided for prorated stationery allowance for House Members.

§§46c, 46d. Repealed. Pub. L. 90–57, July 28, 1967, 81 Stat. 129

Section 46c, acts June 13, 1945, ch. 189, 59 Stat. 244; July 1, 1946, ch. 530, 60 Stat. 392; Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 753, title I, §102, 60 Stat. 814; Nov. 1, 1951, ch. 665, Ch. 1, 65 Stat. 760; Aug. 1, 1953, ch. 304, title I, 67 Stat. 321; June 27, 1956, ch. 453, 70 Stat. 360; Jan. 6, 1964, Pub. L. 88–258, title IV, 77 Stat. 863; July 27, 1965, Pub. L. 89–90,79 Stat. 268; Aug. 27, 1966, Pub. L. 89–545,80 Stat. 357, provided for payment of long-distance telephone calls for Senators and Vice President made to and from Washington, D.C. See section 6314 of this title.
Section 46d, acts June 13, 1945, ch. 189, 59 Stat. 244; July 1, 1946, ch. 530, 60 Stat. 392; Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 753, title I, §102, 60 Stat. 814; Aug. 1, 1953, ch. 304, title I, 67 Stat. 321; July 2, 1954, ch. 455, title I, 68 Stat. 400; July 31, 1958, Pub. L. 85–570,72 Stat. 442; July 27, 1965, Pub. L. 89–90,79 Stat. 268, provided for payment from contingent fund of Senate of long-distance telephone calls for Senators, originating and terminating outside Washington, D.C., and additional payments for calls to or from Washington, D.C. See section 6314 of this title.

Effective Date of Repeal

Pub. L. 90–57 provided that the repeal is effective Jan. 1, 1968.

§46d–1. Transferred

Codification

Section 46d–1 was editorially reclassified as section 6118 of this title.

§46d–2. Repealed. Pub. L. 90–57, July 28, 1967, 81 Stat. 130

Section, Pub. L. 89–90, §101, July 27, 1965, 79 Stat. 268, provided for computation of long-distance telephone calls for Senators, wide area telephone service contracts, and effective date of changes. See section 6314 of this title.

Effective Date of Repeal

Pub. L. 90–57 provided that the repeal is effective Jan. 1, 1968.

§46d–3. Repealed. Pub. L. 92–184, ch. IV, Dec. 15, 1971, 85 Stat. 635

Section, Pub. L. 90–21, title I, May 29, 1967, 81 Stat. 38, made contingent fund of Senate available for reimbursement of each Senator of strictly official telephone service charges incurred outside District of Columbia up to $300 in each fiscal quarter. See section 6314 of this title.

Effective Date of Repeal

Pub. L. 92–184 provided that the repeal is effective Jan. 1, 1972.

§46d–4. Repealed. Pub. L. 92–607, ch. V, §506(k)(5), formerly §506(h)(5), Oct. 31, 1972, 86 Stat. 1508, renumbered §506(i)(5), Pub. L. 95–391, title I, §108(a), Sept. 30, 1978, 92 Stat. 773, renumbered §506(j)(5), Pub. L. 96–304, title I, §101, July 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 889, renumbered §506(k)(5), Pub. L. 97–276, §101(e), Oct. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 1189

Section, Pub. L. 90–57, July 28, 1967, 81 Stat. 130, authorized payment from contingent fund of Senate of charges for long distance telephone calls by Senators. See section 6314 of this title.

Effective Date of Repeal

Pub. L. 92–607, ch. V, §506(k), formerly §506(h), Oct. 31, 1972, 86 Stat. 1507, renumbered §506(i) by Pub. L. 95–391, title I, §108(a), Sept. 30, 1978, 92 Stat. 773, renumbered §506(j) by Pub. L. 96–304 title I, §101, July 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 889, and renumbered §506(k) by Pub. L. 97–276, §101(e), Oct. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 1189, provided that the repeal is effective Jan. 1, 1973.

§46d–5. Repealed. Pub. L. 92–342, July 10, 1972, 86 Stat. 435

Section, Pub. L. 91–382, Aug. 18, 1970, 84 Stat. 810, related to reimbursement to Senators and President of Senate of official telephone and telegraph communications charges incurred by them or on their behalf out of contingent fund of Senate up to a maximum of $150 per annum.

Effective Date of Repeal

Pub. L. 92–342 provided that the repeal is effective July 1, 1972.

§46e. Repealed. Pub. L. 92–607, ch. V, §506(k)(6), formerly §506(h)(6), Oct. 31, 1972, 86 Stat. 1508, renumbered §506(i)(6), Pub. L. 95–391, title I, §108(a), Sept. 30, 1978, 92 Stat. 773, renumbered §506(j)(6), Pub. L. 96–304, title I, §101, July 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 889, renumbered §506(k)(6), Pub. L. 97–276, §101(e), Oct. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 1189

Section, acts July 1, 1946, ch. 530, 60 Stat. 392; Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 753, title I, §102, 60 Stat. 814, authorized the payment of charges for telegrams by Senators. See section 6314 of this title.

Effective Date of Repeal

Pub. L. 92–607, ch. V, §506(k), formerly §506(h), Oct. 31, 1972, 86 Stat. 1507, renumbered §506(i) by Pub. L. 95–391, title I, §108(a), Sept. 30, 1978, 92 Stat. 773, renumbered §506(j) by Pub. L. 96–304, title I, §101, July 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 889, and renumbered §506(k) by Pub. L. 97–276, §101(e), Oct. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 1189, provided that the repeal is effective Jan. 1, 1973.

§46f. Repealed. Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(18)(A), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1727

Section, acts June 23, 1949, ch. 238, §1, 63 Stat. 264; May 29, 1951, ch. 117, §1, 65 Stat. 47; Mar. 10, 1953, ch. 6, §1, 67 Stat. 5; Feb. 27, 1956, ch. 74, §1, 70 Stat. 31; Sept. 21, 1959, Pub. L. 86–340, §1, 73 Stat. 605, related to telephone, telegraph, and radiotelegraph allowances for Representatives, Delegates, and Resident Commissioner.

§46f–1. Repealed. Feb. 27, 1956, ch. 74, §2(b), 70 Stat. 32

Section, act July 2, 1954, ch. 455, title I, 68 Stat. 402, fixed maximum minute allowance on long distance telephone calls of House Members, Delegates, and Resident Commissioner.

Effective Date of Repeal

Act Feb. 27, 1956, ch. 74, §3, 70 Stat. 32, provided that: "The amendments made by this Act [amending sections 46f and 46g of this title and repealing this section] shall take effect as of noon on January 3, 1956."

§§46g, 46g–1. Repealed. Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(18)(B), (19), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1727, 1728

Section 46g, acts June 23, 1949, ch. 238, §2, 63 Stat. 265; May 29, 1951, ch. 117, §1, 65 Stat. 47; July 8, 1952, ch. 590, §1, 66 Stat. 443; Mar. 10, 1953, ch. 6, §1, 67 Stat. 5; Feb. 27, 1956, ch. 74, §2(a), (c), 70 Stat. 32; Sept. 4, 1957, Pub. L. 85–289, §1, 71 Stat. 614; Sept. 21, 1959, Pub. L. 86–340, §2, 73 Stat. 605; H. Res. No. 735, Eighty-seventh Congress, July 25, 1962, enacted into permanent law by act Dec. 30, 1963, Pub. L. 88–248, §103, 77 Stat. 817; H. Res. No. 531, Eighty-eighth Congress, Oct. 2, 1963, enacted into permanent law by act Aug. 20, 1964, Pub. L. 88–454, §103, 78 Stat. 550; Aug. 21, 1965, Pub. L. 89–131, §1, 79 Stat. 544; H. Res. No. 901, Eighty-ninth Congress, July 29, 1966, enacted into permanent law by act Oct. 27, 1966, Pub. L. 89–697, ch. VI, 80 Stat. 1064, related to telephone, telegraph, and radiotelegraph allowances for House Members.
Section 46g–1, based on H. Res. No. 418, §1, Ninety-second Congress, May 18, 1971, enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 92–184, ch. IV, Dec. 15, 1971, 85 Stat. 636, related to telephone allowances for House Members for strictly official telephone service.
A prior section 46g-1, based on H. Res. No. 161, Ninetieth Congress, May 11, 1967, enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 90–392, title I, July 9, 1968, 82 Stat. 318, was repealed by H. Res. No. 418, §3, Ninety-second Congress, May 18, 1971, enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 92–184, ch. IV, Dec. 15, 1971, 85 Stat. 636, effective Dec. 15, 1971.

§46h. Repealed. May 29, 1951, ch. 117, §2, 65 Stat. 47, eff. July 1, 1951

Section, act June 23, 1949, ch. 238, §3, 63 Stat. 265, related to limitation on charging telegrams to official business of the House.

§46i. Repealed. Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(18)(C), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1728

Section, acts June 23, 1949, ch. 238, §6, 63 Stat. 265; May 29, 1951, ch. 117, §3, 65 Stat. 47, defined terms used in former section 46g of this title.

§47. Transferred

Codification

Section 47 was editorially reclassified as section 4521 of this title.

§48. Transferred

Codification

Section 48 was editorially reclassified as section 5307 of this title.

§49. Transferred

Codification

Section 49 was editorially reclassified as section 5310 of this title.

§50. Transferred

Codification

Section 50 was editorially reclassified as section 5308 of this title.

§51. Transferred

Codification

Section 51 was editorially reclassified as section 4110 of this title.

§§52, 53. Repealed. Pub. L. 92–607, ch. V, §506(k)(7), formerly §506(h)(7), Oct. 31, 1972, 86 Stat. 1508, redesignated §506(i)(7), Pub. L. 95–391, title I, §108(a), Sept. 30, 1978, 92 Stat. 773, redesignated §506(j)(7), Pub. L. 96–304, title I, §101, July 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 889, redesignated §506(k)(7), Pub. L. 97–276, §101(e), Oct. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 1189

Section 52, Pub. L. 92–184, ch. IV, Dec. 15, 1971, 85 Stat. 634, provided for office space for Senators in their home states. See section 6314 of this title.
Similar provisions were contained in the following prior appropriations acts:
June 27, 1956, ch. 453, 70 Stat. 359, as amended Pub. L. 89–211, §1(b), Sept. 29, 1965, 79 Stat. 857.
Aug. 5, 1955, ch. 568, 69 Stat. 504.
July 2, 1954, ch. 455, title I, 68 Stat. 399.
Aug. 1, 1953, ch. 304, title I, 67 Stat. 321.
July 9, 1952, ch. 598, 66 Stat. 466.
Oct. 11, 1951, ch. 485, 65 Stat. 391.
Sept. 6, 1950, ch. 896, Ch. II, 64 Stat. 597.
June 22, 1949, ch. 235, 63 Stat. 219.
June 14, 1948, ch. 467, 62 Stat. 425.
Section 53, Pub. L. 92–184, ch. IV, Dec. 15, 1971, 85 Stat. 634, provided for payment of office expenses of Senators in their home states. See section 6314 of this title.
Similar provisions were contained in the following prior appropriations acts:
June 27, 1956, ch. 453, 70 Stat. 359, as amended Pub. L. 89–90, July 27, 1965, 79 Stat. 269; Pub. L. 91–145, Dec. 12, 1969, 83 Stat. 343.
Aug. 5, 1955, ch. 568, 69 Stat. 504.
July 2, 1954, ch. 455, title I, 68 Stat. 399.

Effective Date of Repeal

Pub. L. 92–607, ch. V, §506(k), formerly §506(h), Oct. 31, 1972, 86 Stat. 1507, redesignated §506(i) by Pub. L. 95–391, title I, §108(a), Sept. 30, 1978, 92 Stat. 773, redesignated §506(j) by Pub. L. 96–304, title I, §101, July 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 889, and redesignated §506(k) by Pub. L. 97–276, §101(e), Oct. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 1189, provided that the repeal is effective Jan. 1, 1973.

§54. Transferred

Codification

Section 54 was editorially reclassified as section 5345 of this title.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 54, based on H. Res. No. 506, Ninetieth Congress, Aug. 21, 1967, enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 90–392, title I, July 9, 1968, 82 Stat. 318, related to procurement for House Members of sets of United States Code Annotated or Federal Code Annotated, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 104–186, title I, §107(d), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1723.

§55. Transferred

Codification

Section 55 was editorially reclassified as section 6316 of this title.

§56. Repealed. Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(20)(A), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1728

Section, based on H. Res. No. 418, §2, Ninety-second Congress, May 18, 1971, enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 92–184, ch. IV, Dec. 15, 1971, 85 Stat. 636, related to office expenses within District of Columbia of Delegate from District of Columbia.

Reimbursement of Expenses of House Members; Member of House of Representatives and Member Defined

Section 302(a), (b), and (d) of H. Res. No. 287, Ninety-fifth Congress, Mar. 2, 1977, enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 95–94, title I, §115, Aug. 5, 1977, 91 Stat. 668, which related to reimbursement to Members of House of Representatives for official expenses incurred in the United States, was repealed by Pub. L. 104–186, title II, §203(20)(B), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1728.

§57. Transferred

Codification

Section 57 was editorially reclassified as section 4313 of this title.

§57a. Transferred

Codification

Section 57a was editorially reclassified as section 4314 of this title.

§57b. Transferred

Codification

Section 57b was editorially reclassified as section 5341 of this title.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 57b, Pub. L. 104–53, title III, §314, Nov. 19, 1995, 109 Stat. 538, provided that, effective Sept. 1, 1995, Committee on House Oversight of House of Representatives had authority to combine House of Representatives Clerk Hire Allowance, Official Expenses Allowance, and Official Mail Allowance into single allowance, to be known as the "Members' Representational Allowance" and to prescribe regulations relating to allocations, expenditures, and other matters with respect to Members' Representational Allowance.

§58. Transferred

Codification

Section 58 was editorially reclassified as section 6314 of this title.

§58a. Transferred

Codification

Section 58a was editorially reclassified as section 6315 of this title.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 58a, Pub. L. 95–94, title I, §112(g), Aug. 5, 1977, 91 Stat. 665, directed Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate to furnish not more than two WATS lines to any Senator requesting them, with the cost of such service to be paid out of contingent fund of Senate, prior to repeal by section 1205(b) of Pub. L. 98–181, effective first day of first calendar month which begins more than thirty days after Nov. 30, 1983.

§58a–1. Transferred

Codification

Section 58a–1 was editorially reclassified as section 6621 of this title.

§58a–2. Transferred

Codification

Section 58a–2 was editorially reclassified as section 6622 of this title.

§58a–3. Transferred

Codification

Section 58a–3 was editorially reclassified as section 6623 of this title.

§58a–4. Transferred

Codification

Section 58a–4 was editorially reclassified as section 6624 of this title.

§58b. Repealed. Pub. L. 100–137, §2, Oct. 21, 1987, 101 Stat. 819

Section, Pub. L. 97–12, title I, §110, June 5, 1981, 95 Stat. 62; Pub. L. 97–51, §125, Oct. 1, 1981, 95 Stat. 965; Pub. L. 98–367, title I, §11(a), July 17, 1984, 98 Stat. 476; Pub. L. 99–349, title I, §2(a), (b), July 2, 1986, 100 Stat. 741, 742, provided for transfer to a Senator's Official Office Expense Account of that Senator's clerk hire allowance funds remaining at end of fiscal year. See section 6313 of this title.

Effective Date of Repeal

Pub. L. 100–137, §2, Oct. 21, 1987, 101 Stat. 819, provided that the repeal is effective Jan. 1, 1988.

§58c. Transferred

Codification

Section 58c was editorially reclassified as section 6313 of this title.

§58c–1. Repealed. Pub. L. 105–55, title I, §3(c)(1), Oct. 7, 1997, 111 Stat. 1180

Section, Pub. L. 101–520, title I, §12, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2260; Pub. L. 102–392, title III, §313, Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat. 1723; Pub. L. 103–69, title I, §3, Aug. 11, 1993, 107 Stat. 695, related to transfer of funds by Members of Senate from Senate Official Mail Costs Account to Senators' Official Personnel and Office Expense Account.

Effective Date of Repeal

Pub. L. 105–55, title I, §3(c)(2), Oct. 7, 1997, 111 Stat. 1180, provided that: "The amendment made by paragraph (1) [repealing this section] shall be effective on and after October 1, 1997."

§59. Transferred

Codification

Section 59 was editorially reclassified as section 6317 of this title.

§59–1. Transferred

Codification

Section 59–1 was editorially reclassified as section 6318 of this title.

§59a. Repealed. Pub. L. 101–163, title I, §103(b), Nov. 21, 1989, 103 Stat. 1050

Section, Pub. L. 93–462, §1, Oct. 20, 1974, 88 Stat. 1388, related to purchase of office equipment or furnishings by House Members.

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective Oct. 1, 1989, see section 103(c) of Pub. L. 101–163, set out as an Effective Date of 1989 Amendment note under section 5540 of this title.

§59b. Transferred

Codification

Section 59b was editorially reclassified as section 6320 of this title.

§59c. Transferred

Codification

Section, Pub. L. 95–94, title I, §103, Aug. 5, 1977, 91 Stat. 660; Pub. L. 97–51, §118, Oct. 1, 1981, 95 Stat. 964, which related to disposal of used or surplus furniture and equipment by Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate, and procedure with respect to deposit of receipts from sale of such furniture and equipment, was transferred to section 117b of this title, which was then editorially reclassified as section 6630 of this title.

§59d. Transferred

Codification

Section 59d was editorially reclassified as section 5346 of this title.

§59d–1. Transferred

Codification

Section 59d–1 was editorially reclassified as section 6319 of this title.

§59e. Transferred

Codification

Section 59e was editorially reclassified as section 503 of this title.

§59f. Transferred

Codification

Section 59f was editorially reclassified as section 504 of this title.

§59g. Transferred

Codification

Section 59g was editorially reclassified as section 505 of this title.

§59h. Transferred

Codification

Section 59h was editorially reclassified as section 506 of this title.